Be Proactive with Safety & Security Strategies

Be Proactive with Safety & Security Strategies

Seven Dimensions
Updated Dec 30, 2019

Don’t wait for something to go wrong. Colin McLaren advises proactiveness with workplace safety and security strategies. 

Course Overview 

If things go wrong and someone is injured, workplaces look bad when the investigators arrive. Don’t wait, recommends Colin McLaren.  Be proactive by engaging a skilled manager and seeking advice on developing a security regime and introducing up to date, effective safety policies. Keep staff well briefed with newsletter safety updates and regular scenario training. Undertake scenario training. Simulate a workplace accident once a month so that everyone sees what must be done and know the protocols and procedures to minimize further harm. 

Key Learning Points 

Workplaces need to be proactive with: 

  • Developing a security regime 
  • Introducing a strong safety policy 
  • Circulate safety updates 
  • Provide incentives for good behavior 
  • Do scenario training 
  • Simulate a workplace accident 

Interviewer: Eve Ash 

Interviewee: Colin McLaren